Basic functions - math word problems

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  • Required reserves
    ecb-printing-money_1 Calculate what is the minimum amount of money that bank must hold in cash from your deposit 2750 Eur. How much money is ideally created in the banking system from your deposit if the level of minimum reserve requirement is 2.15%? Consider fractional reser
  • ICE train
    ice_train German runways test a new ICE train between Munich and Berlin. The train runs to Berlin at a slow speed of 100 km/h. Back from Berlin goes faster. How quickly did the train have to go on a return trip so that the total average train speed for both journey
  • Mba studium
    skola_18 At MBA school, fourth-year students can choose from three optional subjects: a) mathematical methods, b) social interaction, c) management Each student studies one of these subjects. The mathematical methods studied 28 students, the social interaction 27
  • Coloured numbers
    olympics_2 Mussel wrote four different natural numbers with coloured markers: red, blue, green and yellow. When the red number divides by blue, it gets the green number as an incomplete proportion, and yellow represents the remainder after this division. When it div
  • Two ports
    ship_1 Between the ports of Mumraj and Zmatek, two ships commute along the same route. They spend negligible time in ports, turn around immediately, and continue sailing. At the same time, a blue ship departs from the port of Mumraj, and a green ship departs fro
  • Ultra expensive ramps
    rampy_1 The village Čakajovce have two-level railway crossings (the ramps), the railway company ZSR decided to replace it. The price for upgrading the two crossings is 302065 Euros. Calculate how many houses for 77000 euros is possible to obtain at this price. Ca
  • Used cars
    renault Peter plans to buy a used car: the first car Renault Espace 2.0 dCi 16V Dynamique 2006, costs 2000 euros. It is 14 years old and has a combined diesel consumption of 8 liters. / 100 km. Diesel costs 1.1 euros/liter. How much will the car cost him to opera
  • Odd/even number
    numbers2_49 Pick any number. If that number is even, divide it by 2. If it's odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1. Now repeat the process with your new number. If you keep going, you'll eventually end up at 1. Every time. Prove. ..
  • Earnings per share
    usd The table below shows the stock price, earnings per share, and dividends per share for three companies for a recent year: Deere &Co. Price $65.70 earnings per share $4.40 Dividends per share $1.16 Google price $528.33 earnings per share $27.72 Dividends p
  • The university
    family_1 At a certain university, 25% of students are in the business faculty. Of the students in the business faculty, 66% are males. However, only 52% of all students at the university are male. a. What is the probability that a student selected at random in the
  • Bureau of Labor
    UPSVAR Bureau of Labor is a state institution that provides mike and the rest for their so-called clients. The mission of the Bureau of Labor is spend taxpayer money to provide relaxation and benefits to those who do not want to work. Popularly speaking sense th
  • Reconstruction of the corridor
    koridor Calculate how many minutes will be reduced to travel 187 km long railway corridor, where the maximum speed increases from 120 km/h to 160 km/h. Calculate how many minutes will shorten travel time, if we consider that the train must stop at 6 stations, eac
  • Solve 2
    numbers2_47 Solve integer equation: a +b+c =30 a, b, c = can be odd natural number from this set (1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15)
  • Shopping malls
    tv The chain of department stores plans to invest up to 24,000 euros in television advertising. Ads will place all commercials on a television station where the broadcast of a 30-second spot costs EUR 1,000 and is watched by 14,000 potential customers. Durin
  • Logik game
    logik-game Letter game Logik is a two player game, which has the following rules: 1. The first player thinks five-letter word in which no letter is not repeated. 2. The second player writes a five-letter word. 3. The first player answers two numbers - the first numb
  • Chickens and rabbits
    pipky In the yard were chickens and rabbits. Together they had 18 heads and 56 legs. How many chickens and how many rabbits were in the yard?
  • Fresh juice
    flasa The seller offers fresh-squeezed juice, which the customer either pours into his own containers or sells in liter plastic bottles, which the customer buys from him. A liter of juice costs 40 CZK more than a bottle. There is no charge for turning the juice
  • Price of state
    cena_statu_blocek_2012 Estimate the cost of the state based on following reason. State price is expressed as a percentage respectively share in the redistribution of national GDP. Employee creates monthly value € 868 (super-gross wage).Then tax him 35.2% employer contributions
  • Training
    tenis The table contains tennis training schedule for Saturday's younger students during the winter indoor season. Before the start of the summer season is preparing a new training schedule. Tomas Kucera will be able to practice only in the morning, sisters Kov
  • Three roads
    kolobezka The three boys moved from start to finish on three different routes A, B, C, always at the same time. Adam drove road A 1500 m long on a scooter. Blake walked route B 600 m long on foot. Cyril got on a scooter on route C after a 90 m walk, then he left th

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